Awesome Powers, Intenet Man of Mystery

Capitalizing on the popularity of Austin Powers, TimeStep Corporation (a company I worked for) launched a campaign with a character named Awesome Powers. Awesome’s job was to protect data from his nemesis (whose name I forget at the moment) using...

King Biscuit Flower Hour archives

When I was growing up, my Saturday nights usually involved listening to (or recording) the King Biscuit Flower Hour concerts on Chez 106. Where else could you get great live performances of Genesis, Elvis Costello, Big Country and Duran Duran. I miss the days of great...

Blogspace… literally!

Somebody in the space program understands social media.  Anousheh Ansari is on the International Space Station and is blogging about her experiences, and posting pictures on her Flickr page.

Solar Transit of ISS and Atlantis

A friend of mine sent me the link to NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day for September 21. It’s a photograph taken – with expensive and powerful camera equipment and filters – of the silhouettes of the Space Shuttle Atlantis and International...